This should be common sense and not require a whole research paper but Beyond Trust released a study stating that Windows 7 is safer when using it as a standard user. I highlighted this fact in my book but would like to share the results of the study as well: Microsoft and their partners regularly […]
Today I turned in the final revisions and edits to my first book coming out in the end of April: Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator’s Reference! If you are a Windows power user or system administrator or want to be one this is the book for you! It is available for pre-order and purchase at: Amazon […]
Jorge Orchilles is now podcasting! I am co-hosting the SMB Minute podcast with Tim Krabec and Aaron. The SMB Minute podcast is aimed at the Small and Medium Business market. Whether you are the designated IT guy/gal or own your own business, this podcast will give you an insight of what is going on in […]
I recently presented my talk on Emerging Threats to Infrastructure to the Jacksonville ISACA chapter and targeted it for auditors. Thanks to all that made that possible and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for hosting the event (loved the campus). It is the first time I present this topic and will be modifying it […]
I have been slacking on the blog posts recently due to a few projects I am/was working on. First I would like to announce that I am finishing a Windows 7 book titled: Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator’s Reference. My publisher is Syngress and the book is expected to be available March 2010. Second, I have […]
The BBC has released these three articles in the last two days suggesting that over 20,000 Microsoft web-based email accounts have been hacked. This includes Hotmail and Live email accounts. The third article suggests that GMail is being targeted as well: Phishing attacks target Hotmail users Google targeted in e-mail scam Scam hits more email […]
I have posted the video of the Windows 7 Security presentation I did for South Florida ISSA. Enjoy Windows 7 Security Presentation from Jorge Orchilles on Vimeo.
Yesterday I had the honor of presenting to the South Florida ISSA my talk on Windows 7 Security. Here is the presentation. Windows 7 Security View more presentations from jorgeorchilles.
Following up with my original post on hacking Google Voice, it was brought to my attention that Apple has blocked the Google Voice App from the App Store, meaning iPhone users will not be getting the Google Voice app like the fortunate BlackBerry and Android users. Google has confirmed that the rejection was because of […]
In my last Windows 7 blog post I wrote about an issue I was having running VMWare vSphere Client 4.0 on Windows 7 RTM 64 bit. Further research shows that this issue occurs in all versions of Windows 7. VMWare will most likely have to release a patch for their software as Windows 7 is […]